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Name: - Zach Harris Johnson
Country: - USA
Born : - February 24, 1976 in Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa.
Original Home/Club: - Iowa City, IA
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: - 1998
Web Address: - http://www.zachjohnsongolf.com

Roll of Honour

MAJORS (2): The Open (2015); Masters Tournament (2007). Ryder Cup player (2006, '10, '12, '14, '16). Presidents Cup player (2007, '09, '13, '15). Multiple wins on the US PGA Tour.


Did you know?

The son of a chiropractor, Zach Johnson took up golf at the age of 10. He attended college at Drake University, Des Moines.


Top tournaments won by Zach Johnson

2015Men MajorsThe OpenSt Andrews273 (-15)£1,150,000
The Open Championship (144th) (July 16-20). Johnson (USA) beat Louis Oosthuizen (RSA) and Marc Leishman (Aus) in a 4-hole playoff, to record his second major championship win. Playoff scores: Johnson 15 (-1); Oosthuizen 16 (E); Leishman 18 (+2). A Monday finish required for only the second time in the Championship's history after torrential rain and high winds on the Friday and Saturday. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].
2014Men AmericaTourmnt of Chmpns (PGA Tr)Kapalua Resort273 (-19)$1,140,000
Played as the Hyundai Tournament of Champions (Jan 4-7; PGA Tour 2013 season opener). Second-placed Steve Stricker (USA) finished 4 shots behind Johnson (USA), the first player since Tiger Woods to win in each of his first six seasons on the PGA Tour. Reduced to 54 holes and a Tuesday finish due to high winds. [Plantation Course, Kapalua Resort, Maui, Hawaii].
2013Men AmericaBMW Ch'ship (US)Conway Farms268 (-16)$1,440,000
Played as the BMW Championship (Sept 12-15; third of four FedEx Cup playoff events). Second-placed Nick Watney (USA) finished 2 shots behind Johnson (USA). [Conway Farms GC, Lake Forest, Illinois].
2013Men AmericaWorld ChallengeSherwood CC275 (-13)$1,000,000
Played as the Northwestern Mutual World Challenge (Dec 5-8; unofficial PGA Tour money event, hosted by Tiger Woods). Johnson (USA) beat tournament host Tiger Woods (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole. [Sherwood CC, Thousand Oaks, nr LA, Calif.].
2012Men AmericaColonial InvitationalColonial CC, Tex268 (-12)$1,152,000
Played as the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial (May 24-27). Second-placed Jason Dufner (USA) finished 1 shot behind Johnson (USA). Johnson won despite receiving a two-shot penalty on the final hole for not replacing his ball marker, having moved it from Dufner's putting line. [Colonial CC, Ft Worth, TX].
2012Men AmericaJohn Deere ClassicTPC Deere Run264 (-20)$828,000
Played as the John Deere Classic (July 12-15). Johnson (USA) beat Troy Matteson (USA) with a tap-in birdie at the second playoff hole, having hit a 192-yard bunker shot to within inches of the cup. [TPC Deere Run, Silvis, IL].
2010Men AmericaColonial InvitationalColonial CC, Tex259 (-21)$1,116,000
Played as the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial (May 27-30). Second-placed Brian Davis (Eng) finished 3 shots behind Johnson (USA). [Colonial CC, Ft Worth, TX].
2009Men AmericaSony Open in HawaiiWaialae CC265 (-15)$972,000
Played as the Sony Open in Hawaii (Jan 15-18). Second-placed David Toms (USA) and Adam Scott (Aus) finished 2 shots behind Johnson (USA). [Waialae CC, Honolulu, Hawaii].
2009Men AmericaTexas OpenLa Cantera GC265 (-15)$1,098,000
Played as the Valero Texas Open (May 14-17). Defending champion Johnson (USA) beat James Driscoll (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [Resort course, La Cantera GC, San Antonio, TX].
2008Men AmericaTexas OpenLa Cantera GC261 (-19)$810,000
Played as the Valero Texas Open (Oct 9-12). Second-placed Charlie Wi (S Kor), Mark Wilson (USA) and Tim Wilkinson (NZ) finished 2 shots behind Johnson (USA), who recorded weekend scores of 62 and 64. [Resort course, La Cantera GC, San Antonio, TX].
2007Men AmericaAtlanta ClassicTPC Sugarloaf273 (-15)$972,000
Played as the AT&T Classic (May 17-20; formerly BellSouth Classic). Johnson (USA) beat Ryuji Imada (Jpn) with a par at the first playoff hole (par-5 18th). [TPC Sugarloaf, Duluth, Georgia].
2007Men MajorsThe MastersAugusta National289 (+1)$1,305,000
The Masters Tournament (71st) (April 5-8). Second-placed Tiger Woods (USA), Retief Goosen (RSA) and Rory Sabbatini (RSA) finished 2 shots behind first-time major championship winner Johnson (USA). Johnson's one-over par 289 equalled the tournament's record high score, also seen in 1954 and 1956. [Augusta National GC, Augusta, GA].
2004Men AmericaAtlanta ClassicTPC Sugarloaf275 (-13)$810,000
Played as the BellSouth Classic (April 1-4). Second-placed Mark Hensby (Aus) finished 1 shot behind first-time PGA Tour winner Johnson (USA). [TPC Sugarloaf, Duluth, Georgia].

 

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